Man killed in two-vehicle crash in Miami County identified

Miami Valley News

MIAMI COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – A 32-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday in Miami County. 

The Miami County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a two-car crash on State Route 718 near Stewart Road in Newton Township. 

A car driven by Jared Caldwell, of Greenville, traveled left of center and hit a minivan driven by Joellen Gates, 27, of Newton Township. 

Caldwell was pronounced dead at the scene. Gates was taken to Upper Valley Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Gates’ 3-year-old son who was in the car was taken to the hospital by the father to be checked, but had no apparent injuries.

The crash is under investigation by the Miami County Sheriff Crash Reconstruction Team.

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